News on Urbanization

9 Avril 2018
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Les besoins des femmes et des filles migrantes passent à travers les mailles du filet. Izdihar, une réfugiée syrienne en Jordanie.  © UNFPA Jordan/Sima Diab
NATIONS UNIES, New York – On estime que, dans le monde entier, un milliard de personnes sont des migrants, soit une personne sur sept. Alors que les décideurs s'efforcent de comprendre l'impact de ces déplacements sur... Read more
26 Juin 2015
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Children play football at a low-cost informal school in Nairobi. Research by APHRC has helped the Government of Kenya develop policies on school access. © African Population and Health Research Centre
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The United Nations honoured Thoraya Ahmed Obaid and the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC), recipients of the 2015 United Nations Population Award, at a ceremony held today... Read more
7 Avril 2014
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NATIONS UNIES, New York – Il y a vingt ans, en 1994, la communauté internationale se réunissait au Caire, en Égypte, pour analyser l’évolution du monde et la manière dont les changements affectaient les personnes les... Read more
20 Novembre 2012
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NEW YORK --- Des universitaires et des experts de sept agences des Nations Unies se sont rassemblés cette semaine à l'UNFPA dans le cadre d'une série de consultations thématiques mondiales, ainsi que de consultations... Read more
21 Mai 2014
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ZAVKHAN PROVINCE, Mongolia – “Y-Peer saved my life. For that, I am so thankful,” says Oyuka,* recalling a time when she contemplated suicide. That was before Enkhbat, an educator with the youth peer education programme... Read more
26 Août 2012
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BANGKOK — Dramatic demographic changes in Asia, coupled with persistent social inequality, require countries to urgently tackle population concerns with foresight and justice, the head of UNFPA said today at a regional... Read more
2 Avril 2012
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Three short films capturing three very different perspectives on the opportunities and challenges of today’s complex world have been voted as winners in the ‘1 in 7 Billion’ film contest. One, A Common Guy by Pedro Diaz... Read more
27 Janvier 2012
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – UNFPA and others, including the G77 and the European Union, called for more emphasis on population dynamics, gender equity and reproductive health in the first round (zero draft) of... Read more
7 Novembre 2001
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Unbalanced consumption harms the environment and environmental destruction has a disproportionate impact on the poor, said Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director of the UNFPA, as she launched The State of World Population... Read more
24 Juillet 2006
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ULAANBATAAR, Mongolia — Like the rest of Asia, Mongolia is rapidly urbanizing, although it remains the most sparsely inhabited country in the continent. A third of the country’s 2.5 million people now live in or around... Read more

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